Portrait of Ewell T. Turner

Title

Portrait of Ewell T. Turner

Description

Portrait of Ewell T. Turner, the first postmaster of Banks and the first person to run a store in Banks. He was born in Kentucky in 1870 and came to Oregon in 1900. He settled in Laurel, and died there in 1919.
[caption] Ewell T. Turner (First Postmaster of Banks, Oregon); (First store operator of Banks, Oregon); Pioneer to Oregon 1900/1; Born 11 Jan 1870 Kentucky; Died 5 Feb 1919 Laurel OR; Burial Firlawn Cemetery/Hillsboro; Ewell was a well known merchant of Banks and Laurel, Oregon, who was public spirited, honest, industrious and made friends with all.

Date Created

circa 1890s

Medium

copy prints

Language

English

Identifier

BHSpic_049

Rights

Online access to this image is for research and educational purposes only. To inquire about permissions, order a reproduction, or for more information, please contact the Banks Historical Society at bankshistorysociety@gmail.com